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Breathe, work, pray

George Floyd mural

After the conviction of Derek Chauvin on April 20, Bishop David Bard says, “There is much work to be done. Today we breathe a little easier as we witness justice.”

Top court will not rule on Protocol in advance

Thomas Bickerton at General Conference 2019

The Judicial Council has ruled, through Zoom sessions, on part of a spring 2020 docket postponed by COVID. The court issued decisions on three matters from the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference.

In the midst of life

New life at Easter

In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard says, “In the midst of life, we are in death.” Then he proclaims with joy, ” Death is real, so, too, resurrection.”

COVID finish line in sight

Vaccinations in downtown Detroit. help stop spread of COVID.

COVID cases are currently at the highest level in Michigan since the start of 2021, and positive cases continue to rise. Bishop David Bard encourages continued patience and caution.

Bishop speaks on rise in AAPI violence

Bishop Bard shares message on AAPI violence

Bishop David Bard calls for prayers for the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the wake of killings on March 16, 2021 in Atlanta, GA.

Michigan delegation affirms GC delay

Michigan receives a new bishop in 2016

In a meeting on March 13, the Michigan Delegation contemplated the impacts of postponement of the General Conference and offered support for the contextual ministry of the church.

Sign on to Holy Week campaign

Holy Week campaign reaches neighbors

The Michigan Conference is helping people across the state to find your church’s online worship during Holy Week. Now is the time to make sure the link to your virtual events is on the campaign listing.

Holding it together

Strands of rope holding together

In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop Bard considers what scripture, poets, and everyday experience reveal about the challenges of holding it together.

Bishop Bard addresses GC delay

Bishop Bard shares message on AAPI violence

Bishop David Bard comments on two important decisions made this week. The General Conference has been postponed until August 2022. In the meantime, an online session in May 2021 will deal with sevearl important matters.

Bishop reflects on season of Lent

Lent begins Ash Wednesday

In this video message, Bishop David Bard looks back on the past year marked by the pandemic. ” While Lent is a time to acknowledge loss, he shifts the focus to the disciplines of love.